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  • Submitted By: N631
  • Date Submitted: 11/30/2008 2:51 PM
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Nico Rodriguez
Prof. Cushman
Violence in the Media

Does Violence only beget More Violence?

Have you ever wondered what goes through the mind of a child after they see someone getting shot or stabbed on television or in a video game? More and more around the world, violence is start to be more acceptable in society but it doesn’t give any morale values to our youth and try to show them a better tomorrow within the world we live in today, society should teach children how to better themselves in life and let them know for any violent act there should be consequence’s. In society video games, films, TV and music impact people social values that families try to bring in their household but violence in being looked at as a form of entertainment.
Today, a child’s imagination can take them as far as it can get them, but in society today a child use of video games has been a world-wide spread, but most parents today are less likely to supervise there kids video games than what they watch on television. Most violence in the games today is top-selling games, which parents had bought for their young kids and most parents don’t even know how much violence there is in a video game. Games like Grand Theft Auto, Doom, Manhunt, and many other violent video games, encourage players to kill cops and people, steal cars and money, that should be the last thing society should be showing are youth because most children can turn into what they see on video games into real life and it has happen plenty of times before in the past. In April 1999, 18-year-old Eric Harris and 17-year-old Dylan Klebold killed 12 students and a teacher in the Columbine High School Massacre. The two were allegedly obsessed with the video game Doom, and before the shootings, Harris claimed that the massacre would be "like Doom". On June 7, 2003, 18-year-old American Devin Moore shot and killed two policemen and a dispatcher after grabbing one of the officers' weapons following an...

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